As you hike through the wild and virgin Cretan landscape, every step will create a brand new memory. Breathe in the aroma of the herbs, and be part of this adventure like many civilizations have done so far. Learning about the natural wealth and the history of this land will be an exciting experience beyond words. Do hike through the unique and famous paths and gorges of Crete!
The E4 adventure starts from the Pyrenees and, via the main European mountains, ends up to Zkrow, at the easternmost edge of Crete. The route of E4 through Crete provide the visitors with the opportunity to enjoy the small seaside or mountainous villages.The following E4 trails, hikable throughout the year, can help you enjoy nature and learn more about the locals.
An alternative suggestion for the nature escapes. The secure climbing areas at the Gorge of Zakros will offer our climbing-lovers safe, top-quality climbing thrills. You can also find other secure climbing routes in the nearby villages of Chochlakies, Katsidoni and Dionysos. You can rent the necessary equipment and enjoy your favourite sport while looking over the spectacular Cretan scenery.
Don’t stop! Go up the hills, small roads and paths sitting or standing! Fly on your bike rushing down the opposite side of the hill. You will see many villages where hospitality has remained alive even today. Indulge in the refreshing drinks and mouth-watering local food. Steer through unpaved paths and trails, through the olive trees and the vineyards, to mountainous and seaside areas and discover Sitia’s virgin natural environment.
A small, easily accessible gorge, starts from the village Chochlakies and ends at the beautiful bay of Karoumes
The most famous and most visited gorge of eastern Crete.
The Pervolakia Gorge is located in Makrigialos area
One of the most beautiful small gorges of eastern Crete with a marked route that follows the river